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App for young boys aims to prevent domestic violence

25-05-2016 A concept for an app aimed at engaging boys aged 10 to 15 to teach them respectful relationships with girls has been developed by a QUT social marketing expert as “another part of the jigsaw” to prevent domestic violence against women.

Tests show drivers can’t accurately judge speed of approaching train

25-05-2016 Drivers can see trains approaching but cannot accurately judge their speed when proceeding through a passive level crossing, a QUT and Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation collaborative study has found.

Child’s play: Australia’s newest roboticists see eye-to-eye with R2-D2

25-05-2016 Children from age four can become robot programmers rather than waiting for the higher years in schooling, says a QUT education researcher.

QUT partners with the Public Trustee

25-05-2016 QUT has partnered with the Public Trustee to deliver a tailored leadership and management program.

Young Maroochydore Filmmakers steal the show at QUT

24-05-2016 A group of budding filmmakers from Maroochydore State High School have won the 2016 QUT Student Film Competition, taking home more than $10,000 in cash and prizes.

Does getting fit and eating better help you drink less?

23-05-2016 Could winning a battle with alcohol be helped by eating your greens and walking more? A national QUT study is underway to find out the answer.

Fear of flying: dementia and air travel

23-05-2016 A QUT project to make airports more accessible for people with dementia has been awarded nationally competitive Dementia Collaborative Research Centres funding; one of five QUT projects to receive a combined total of almost $300,000. 

Can Facebook save Australia's dairy farmers?

20-05-2016 Social media is coming to the aid of Australia’s dairy farmers by promoting the virtues of stumping up an extra dollar to buy branded milk, leaving the $2 house brands on the shelves, says QUT retail expert Dr Gary Mortimer.

Study finds more parents choose to delay child's start to school

19-05-2016 Parents across Australia are increasingly choosing to hold back their children’s start to school due to beliefs it benefits them in the long-term, QUT research has found.

Could a beetroot a day keep the doctor at bay?

19-05-2016 A QUT study is underway to discover whether beetroot juice could be a new ‘super food’ to improve vascular health, including blood coagulation and boosting immune cells, in older people and volunteers are wanted to take part.


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